St. Anthony Novena

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St. Anthony NovenaThough St. Anthony first joined the Augustinian Order, he eventually left it when he was 26 years old and joined the Franciscan Order around 1220 in the hopes of becoming a martyr for his faith. Through his work in Padua in Italy, he became a loved and admired Saint in the Catholic Church, sharing the faith through simplicity — which led to him becoming a Doctor of the Church.

St. Anthony’s Feast Day is traditionally celebrated on June 13th, but you can pray a novena to him any time.

He is often invoked for helping to recover lost items, among other intentions.

Saint Anthony Novena Prayers:

O holy St. Anthony, you are known for the power and abundance of your miracles. Jesus came into your arms as a humble little child. Pray for me to the Child Jesus for my needs and desires…

(Mention your intentions)

In imitation of our Lord, you have great mercy and compassion for sinners. Pay no attention to my unworthiness, but instead ask God to show His glory through the answer of my requests.

St. Anthony, you cooperated with the grace of God in a radical way with your life. You gave everything to Christ and to your neighbor. Your life glorified God!

You are an example of holiness that I will try to follow.

You are in heaven praising God with a particular closeness to the King of Kings. With your seat of honor, please beg God to both answer my request and bring me to eternal rest with you.

Pray one Our Father,
one Hail Mary, and
Glory Be to the Father, in honor of Saint Anthony.

Saint Anthony, pray for us!

Amen.

More About St. Anthony of Padua

Saint Anthony was born to a wealthy family in Portugal where he was raised, but at an early age and against the wishes of his parents, he left home to join a religious community in the outskirts of Lisbon.
After he became a priest, he joined the Augustinian order. Shortly after his time there, he met five Franciscans who were on their way to preach the Gospel in Morocco. He was very attracted to their simple and evangelical lifestyle. When they were martyred while preaching, St. Anthony was inspired by their example and he also became a Franciscan in 1220.

He had hoped that he would also become a martyr, and he actually only lived ten more years after he joined the Franciscan Order.

It is said that St. Anthony’s teaching of the Catholic Faith was so simple that even the most innocent child could understand it. He was called the, “hammer of the Heretics,” as his protection against their lies was to use the Holy name of Mary.

St. Anthony wanted to profess the Catholic Faith with his entire being; with his heart, with his mind, and with his words at every single moment of his life. It is perhaps because of that great intention, that when his body was exhumed after his death, his body had decayed — but his tongue remained uncorrupted.

St. Anthony – Patron

St. Anthony has been most well known for his patronage for helping people find lost things. However, he is also the patron of many other intentions including…

  • Those who suffer from starvation
  • The elderly
  • Travelers
  • Sailors
  • Boarmen
  • Fishermen
  • Plentiful harvests
  • Horses
  • The mail
  • Recovering lost items

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  1. ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA IS THE MOST POWERFUL AND GREATEST OF ALL THE SAINTS WHO HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF HOLDING THE INFANT JESUS IN HIS ARMS. HE IS THE WONDER OF 13 MIRACLES AND ONE DAY ON AUGUST 29 THE DAY BEING TUESDAY AND IT WAS RAINING NON STOP IN BOMBAY AND FLOOD WAS ABOUT TO TAKE PLACE AND BOMBAY WOULD HAVE BEEN DROWNED BUT I HAD MY DEEPEST FAITH AND CONFIDENCE IN HIM THAT WHEN I STARTED SAYING THE NOVENA OF ST. ANTHONY WITH DEVOUTLY AND FIRM FAITH IN HIM IN EACH AND EVERY WORD I MEANT BY WHAT IT SPEAKS, IMMEDIATELY THE RAIN STOPPED AFTER SAYING THE NOVENA AND I WAS THRILLED AND HAPPY THAT ST. ANTHONY HEARD MY PRAYER AND I DECLARED THAT MIRACLE AS THE 14 MIRACLES IN MY LIFE. I AM THE MOST ARDENT AND FIRM BELIEVER OF HIM IN BOMBAY AT A CHAPEL KNOWN AFTER HIM AT THE DOORDARSHAN SITE IN WORLI EVERY TUESDAY WHERBY DR. BOSCO PEREIRA ALWAYS SAY HIS NOVENA EVERY TUESDAY WITH ALL THE DEVOTEES COMING AT HIS FEET AND OBTAINING ALL THE FAVOR AND GRACES THEY ASK FROM HIM THEIR DEEPEST TRUST, FAITH AND CONFIDENCE IN HIM FOR HE IS NOT KNOWN TO FAIL. MANY DEVOTEES OBTAIN ALL THE GRACES FROM HIM WITH THEIR FIRM FAITH AND TRUST.

  2. Please pray for my requests below:

    1) Change of manager
    2) Improvement in my financial problems
    3) Gift of a child

    St. Antony, please pray for me to fulfill my needs.

    In Jesus name

    Beena

  3. Please pray that my Sister Rhonda ne healed in her body in Jesus name pray sacred heart of Jesus St Antbony and Virvin Mary St jude for a Miracle

  4. ST. ANTHONY IS THE MOST POWERFUL AND GREATEST OF ALL THE SAINTS WHO HELD THE LITTLE INFANT JESUS IN HIS ARMS. HE FOREGO ALL HIS RICHES AND JOINED THE ORDER OF GOD. HE WORKED 13 MIRACLES AND HE WAS ALSO A POWERFUL SERMON PREACHER AND A VERY GOOD COOK. THE CHILDREN DURING HIS TIME CAME CRYING IN STREETS SAYING THE SAINT IS DEAD. I ALWAYS RECOMMEND ST. ANTHONY TO ANYONE WHOEVER ASKS ME, FOR HE IS NOT KNOWN TO FAIL AND ONLY HAVE YOUR DEEPEST TRUST AND FAITH IN HIM. HE IS ALSO KNOWN TO BE THE FOUNDER OF THE LOST THINGS. MY FAITH AND TRUST IN HIM GROWS MORE AND MORE WHEN I GET MY PETITIONS FULFILLED BY HIM AND ALSO PROMISES BREAD TO THE POOR.

  5. Please pray that we find the right place to rent or buy very soon as landlord is selling. Tough market and we have 7 kids under age 11 to consider. Thank you!

  6. Praise the Lord
    Please pray for my mother Mrs.Esther’s good health as she is suffering from kidney disease. St.Anthony , in the name of Jesus, I ask you to do miracle in my mothers life and heal her from this disease.
    Thank you and grateful to you always

  7. Thank you St Anthony for answering my prayers; for coming to my rescue when all seems lost. I continue to ask you to intercede for me.

  8. Please help my father who lives alone and is disabled help him to get help food and care
    Please help me to get a good job where I can be successful, happy and so I may lend and not borrow thank you Saint Anthony I love you!

  9. St Anthony of padua am ur member, I pray to GOD ALMIGHTY to listen to my petitions on,
    I beg you for GOD to give my son & his wife a job soon , to take care of their family & others.
    Pls GOD of St Anthony of padua give my two daughters their spouses one is 34 yrs & the other 30yrs old this year in the Mighty name of JESUS , this problem has been given me sleepless night & pple has been making jess of m. Pls help me & answer me.
    Give me a better job in this USA & situate me.
    I cry for peace , love ,joy , unity & togetherness in my family.
    My daughter going to service should people posted & be retained after service in office.
    Holy spirit give my husband a job.
    In everything I cry for increase of the Holy Spirit in body & heart, in everything may the name of the LORD be ever blessed.
    May the LORD always be the guide, protector, deliverer, & blessing to my family, siblings, community, town, state , Nigeria & the entire world at large.
    My GOD in you do I place my trust.

  10. Please pray for the banks have mercy on me modification goes through. Please help them to find away. In the name of Jesus I pray

  11. prayer for me to recover my money from people i led and also to get back a plot i had purchased and got issues after

  12. St anthony i could use a few miracles right now financially and personally. You know what im going through and any help you can get me through jesus and god would be great. Asap would be greatly appreciated even a miracle of experiencing an apporition of jesus to help me would be beautiful. I feel like i lost my time and i would like it back if you know what i mean.

  13. St. Anthony,

    intercede for my son to find a job suitable for him. i ask all this in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen

    St. Anthony my son lost the job. Please I am begging find him a Job. Amen

  14. I am desperate mom   I need prayers … St. Anthony
    ​Please pray for my 2 year old  daughters injured finger.  ​Pray that she will be able to grow back what was lost 

  15. I am desperate mom   I need prayers …
    ​Please pray for my 2 year old  daughters injured finger.  ​Prayers that she will be able to grow back what was lost 

  16. St Anthony. Please help me.. Please fill my womb with water so that my baby can live and come healthy.. Please please

  17. Saint Anthony please bless my family members and all those who needs your help. I especially pray for my children, guide them on the right path, please bless my partner and my mother. Please help my children to get a good percentage in their board exams and help my daughter to get admission in saint Xavier’s College. Please help my partner to get a chance to go abroad for work. Please bless my mother’s health. Thank you Saint Anthony for helping me and my family. I love you. And please help us to do things that you want us to do. Amen.

  18. I need special favor today please grant my wish 3/04/2018 st Anthony nothing is impossible with you.

    Grant me favor today which i am in need of.
    In you i trust.

  19. St. Anthony, I named my son after you. Please pray for financial security for me as I am at retirement and have no savings or 401 k. In Jesus name

  20. Thank you, St. Anthony for encouraging blood work. I faithfully pray for your intercession for a successful surgery and return to good health.

  21. Holy Saint Anthony, I know you hear my prayers and my mother’s prayer for my son. My mother has promised to distribute bread to the poor and needy upon acceptance of my son in medical school. Bless with this opportunity soon. Jesus, You did so many miracles again and again. Even after Your death, during Your stay on earth, you took pity on your disciples who were not able to catch any fish-John 21. You asked them to cast their nets on the right side of the ship and then they were not able to draw it as the nets were filled with fish-153. Jesus, we have done whatever you have asked for and with the guidance of your Holy spirit towards the medical school applications. Jesus, same way as you have blessed your disciples with miracle of fish, bless my son with miracle of acceptance/ seat/admission in a medical school today. You did not tell your disciples to cast their nets later as their need to be fed was at that time, and so is my son’s situation now, I humbly and meekly ask you to bless with this favor today and make him start this year. In fact you did not ask any one of them to those to whom you blessed with miracle to wait… You blessed them instantly. When the wine was over in the wedding, you did not say, you will provide in the next marriage, You gave them anyway at that time for the people to enjoy. So Jesus, I ask You to bless this favor now so that our joy will be complete. So that my son can start this year. All those who come against this favor, rebuke them from his path, rebuke all negative thoughts against this favor. Bless with favor for my son in the hearts of Patrick, Leila, and others and let your Holy Spirit of favor reign in their hearts until they send out acceptance letters to my son. Also bless all the people who agree with me in the miracle for my son with miracles and favor for their healings, financial blessings, education success, relation blessings and spiritually as well, In Jesus Mighty name, I ask, pray and receive it for my son and all those who agree and pray here. Amen

  22. I would like to thank St Anthony for answering my prayers in an urgent matter.I have been a member if St Anthony,Guild for many years.He has always come through for.The Saint of Miracles

  23. Dear St Anthony, Please help my family. Help my husband get a better job with improved salary. Thank you for interceding for me and my family.

  24. Thankyou st.Anthony for your intercession. Thanks for answered prayers. Yesterday my son lost his wrist bracelet i said a novena to st.anthony and today at 10am i found my sons bracelet the same place have been looking for it. Thankyou st.Anthony for favours granted and i will continue receiving through your powerful intercession.

  25. Dear St. Anthony,

    Please protect and bless my daughter. Protect her from all anxiety,, panic attacks, stress, guidiness. Take away her migraines, virtigo, back aches, neck pain. Heal her completely. Help her to be successful in her studies and protect her from all harm to soul and body.

    Protect her wherever she goes. Heal her, comfort her, guide her and always be with her.

    Thank you St. Anthony for blessing my Mother’s surgery.

    We love you.

  26. Dear St. Anthony, I am praying the 9 day novena to you for your intercession in helping me find lost papers that I need.
    Forever grateful and devoted. Thank you. Please intercede on my behalf.

  27. dearest St Anthony,
    help us get sponsors for my daughter Vivianne’s wedding and introduction, my daughters Racheal and Geraldine plus my sons Eric and Elvis to get jobs.
    thank you St Anthony for interceding for us.

  28. Dear St. Anthony,
    We trust into your loving and caring intercession my surgery for the hip replacement and for the complete cure. Be with the doctors and nurses during surgery so that they may perform the right things. Heal me completely. Help me to gain my mobility once again after the surgery without any complications.

    We thank you St. Anthony for your love and blessings.

  29. Dear St Anthony Please help my husbands job should be good. Please help my 1 wish to be fulfilled…..please whisper my prayers into the ears of child Jesus Amen.

  30. Dear St Anthony,

    Please help me and my brother to start are new project that we have been trying for the past 8 months we have had no success please help us to start are project soon also help me and my wife in our jobs

    By
    Venance

  31. Dear St. Anthony, please help my nephew find his phone, that’s his only means of communication because he does’t drive and has misplace it.
    Thank you.

  32. Please pray for me my marriage to buy a new house to get a good job and financially problem to get a good job and also for getting back my money and losted products by Santo

  33. March 12, 2018
    Dear St. Anthony,
    Protect my mother from all harm to soul and body during her surgery. Bless her and heal her completely and bless the surgery to be successful. We ask you to protect her from all harm and make her walk again. Make her strong again and bless her with good health the rest of her life on this earth. We surrender my mother into your hands dear St. Anthony. We love you and please intercede to Jesus and our Blessed Mother for my earthly Mother.

    We thank you for the successful surgery of my father. I leave both my parents in your hands and with your grace protect them and give them good health and long life.

    Thank you St. Anthony.

    Your loving children.

  34. Dear St. Anthony,
    Protect my mother from all harm to soul and body during her surgery. Bless her and heal her completely and bless the surgery to be successful. We ask you to protect her from all harm and make her walk again. Make her strong again and bless her with good health the rest of her life on this earth. We surrender my mother into your hands dear St. Anthony. We love you and please intercede to Jesus and our Blessed Mother for my earthly Mother.

    We thank you for the successful surgery of my father. I leave both my parents in your hands and with your grace protect them and give them good health and long life.

    Thank you St. Anthony.

    Your loving children.

  35. Please St Antony Padua
    Please help e and my family get new job and please help me stop my gambling addiction please god now on help me now on keep my family steady
    Thanks
    J Fernando

  36. St Antony , please help my son to choose the right career and college for his bright future. We need your prayers to God. Thank you.

  37. St Anthony we are asking for prayer for my daughter and mother of my three grandchildren. She is incarcerated. May you grant her appeal and protect her while she is in there. May she find peace in her heart and wisdom to sustain all hatred that surrounds her. Please help her come home to her loved ones and keep her from getting lost in the system. Prayer has brought us and kept us together. Amen

  38. Dearest St Anthony after many years of being a housewife I am forced to go back to work . My husband has lost his job and our family is faced with serious financial trouble. Please help my husband and I to find suitable jobs as soon as possible and our family to return back to our financial stability. Thank you St Anthony for everything.

  39. Dear st Anthony please help my son Nelson to get a permanent job as he is not finding a good job and is very upset for last few month…
    Also pray that I unite with my beloved partner soon

  40. Dear st Anthony please help my son Nelson to get a permanent job as he is not finding a good job and is very upset for last few month…

  41. Dear saint Anthony

    Please help to clear my loan of 12 lacs and also of my husband. Heal my son with all his pain and help him in studies. Pls pray that he gets rid of mobile games and tv. Help him to concentrate on his studies. Pray for very good appraisals and promotion in this company. Heal my mother give her good eye sight and health. Help me financial and give us all good health.

    Thanks

    Carmeline

  42. Dear St. Anthony, please intercede for my son to cure his major sinus problem. doctor has said that his left side check has an infection and therefore he is not able to breath and his nose is complete blocked and in 15 days we have to see if he needs to see a surgeon.

    Dear Saint Antony, please cure my son we ask this through great faith and we know my son Brian will be cured soon with your kind grace.
    Thank you, St. Anthony, for granting all that we asked.
    Carmen-Abu Dhabi

  43. St. Anthony, please intercede for my son. You are his patron saint and have never failed him. Please help him to make the soccer team. He really has put a lot of effort into this and it will be a great morale booster for him in his present circumstance. Thank you St. Anthony for all the blessings and guidance you have provided him so far.

  44. Please St. Anthony help my son do really good on his interview today and help him to get this job and help him to do really good in his profession. Thank you. Blessed be God forever.

  45. Kindly St. Anthony intercede for my son Elvis to get a steady and well paying job. Also intercede for my daughter Lydia to get a college having not done very well in form four. My patron Saint Anthony remember my son Mwangi in all his endeavors in Jesus name.

  46. Dear St. Antony:
    Please intercede for my family and me. For all of our needs to include a job for my daughter, Nicole.
    Thank you, St. Anthony, for granting all that we asked.

  47. St. Anthony, please help bring my ring back to me. If she who I suspect has taken it, I forgive her and only want my ring back. Thank you.

  48. Dear St Anthony please hear my prayers for my son Nathan to find his gold chain and his locker card. Please hear my prayers Amen

  49. I’m praying for a gift of a child In my marriage with my wife and to seek his peace in our family and grace of God come upon us. St. ANTHONY PRAY FOR US AND THE WHOLE WORLD

  50. Dearest St. Anthony, I pray my nephew who was just released from the hospital on Thursday finds his phone. I tried calling him and it goes to voicemail so I pray he’s okay. I also pray for him to find the Holy Spirit this Lenten season. He is vey sick physically and mentally so I pray for his well being. Thank you.

  51. Many thanks for creating this site, which I find so very helpful.
    Could you possibly include a Novena to St. Martin de Porres at some stage?
    I would be very grateful.
    God bless your great work.
    Alice

  52. Oh, St.Anthony, I want to say thank you for answering my prayer request. I had said a novena to you , and to St.Joseph too. I’ve been praying to find a way to go back to church. Well on Ash Wednesday, I went to confession & took the holy wafer plus received my ashes. I am o so very happy and thankful. I am saying another novena, a different one. I will do all I can for others this lent. I will remember the souls that don’t have anyone to pray for them. I am from Sandy Hook, so I say to anyone who reads this, let us pray for the students,teachers & family’s of this shooting in Florida. Thank you for letting me share!!!

  53. Please pray 🙏 for me to buy a new house 🏠 and job /marriage 💑 by Santo angamaly. my friend marriage 💑 problem please pray 🙏 for me by sinoj CJ